Weiguo Song
Professor of Chemistry, Ph.D
Telephone: 010-62557908        
Fax: 010-62557908        

Research Areas

Ø          Nanosructured Materials and Porous Materials: Construction and Characterization
Ø          Applications of Above Mentioned Materials in Catalysis and Sensors.


1988-1992: B.S., Beijing University, Beijing
1996-1998: Texas A&M University
1998-2001: Ph. D, University of Southern California 2001-2003: Postdoc., University of Southern California
2003-2005: postdoc., University of Iowa


Work Experience
2005-present:  Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese  cademy of Sciences



1.       Weiguo Song; Vicki H. Grassian; Sarah C. Larsen “Fiber and film formation by self-assembly of colloidal silicalite-1 and copper coated silicalite-1 nanocrystals ” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2006, 88, 77-83.

2.       Weiguo Song, Gonghu Li, Vicki H. Grassian, Sarah C. Larsen “Development of Improved Materials for Environmental Applications: Nanocrystalline NaY Zeolites” Environmental Science and Technology 2005, 39, 1214-1220.

3.       Weiguo Song; Vicki H. Grassian; Sarah C. Larsen “Aluminum Incorporation in the Preparation of Hexagonal, Hollow ZSM-5 Tubes from Mesoporous Silica Templates” Chemical Communication 2004, 1920-1921.

4. Weiguo Song; Rachele E. Justice; Vicki H. Grassian; Sarah C. Larsen “Size-dependent Properties of Nanocrystalline Silicalite Synthesized with Systematically Varied Crystal Sizes” Langmuir 2004, 20, 4696-4702.

5.   Weiguo Song; David M. Marcus; Saifudin M. Abadukar; Emma Jani, James F. Haw “Trimethylsilylation of Framework Bronsted Acid Sites in Microporous Zeolites and Silico-aluminophosphates” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 125, 13964-13965.

6.    Weiguo Song; James F. Haw “Improved Methanol-to-Olefin Catalyst with Nanocages Functionalized through ship-in-a-Bottle Synthesis from PH3” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2003, 42, 891-894.

7.       James F. Haw; Weiguo Song; David M. Marcus; John B. Nicholas "The Mechanism of Methanol to Hydrocarbon Conversion" Accounts of Chemical Research 2003, 36, 317-326.

8.      Weiguo Song; John B. Nicholas; Allan Sassi; James F. Haw "Synthesis of the Heptamethylbenzenium Cation in Zeolite Beta: In Situ NMR and Theory" Catalysis Letters 2002, 81, 49-53.

9.       Weiguo Song; David Marcus; Hui Fu; Justin O. Ehresmann; James F. Haw "An Oft-Studied Reaction That May Never Have Been: Direct Catalytic Conversion of Methanol or Dimethyl ether to Hydrocarbons on HZSM-5 or HSAPO-34 Catalyst" Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124, 3844-3845.

10.   Weiguo Song; Hui Fu; James F. Haw "Supramolecular Origins of Product Selectivity for Methanol-to-Olefin Catalysis on HSAPO-34" Journal of the American Chemical Society 2001, 123, 4749-4754.

11. Weiguo Song; John B. Nicolas; James F. Haw; Catherine S. Heneghan, "Methylbenzenes are the Organic Reaction Centers for Methanol to Olefin Catalysis on HSAPO-34. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2000, 122, 10726-10727.